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1937 Janice 2022

Janice Hunter

October 10, 1937 — February 26, 2022

Janice Hunter was born on October 10, 1937, at Rushville, Nebraska. She went to her heavenly home on February 26, 2022.

Janice was the daughter of Frank and Hazel Schmidt; Janice was born on her grandfather John Schmidt’s homestead. She attended elementary school at Dist. 170 called Deer Ridge School and graduated from Hay Springs High School in 1955. After graduation she was a child care giver for Mary Ann & Jim, Frank & Lois, Ken & Tammy Wellnitz families, also Judy & Rodney Johansen.

Janice was united in marriage to George Dale Hunter on January 20, 1971. They lived at Dale’s home place on Beave Wall for two years, moving to Janice’s grandparents place in December 1972, where they lived until September 2016 when they moved to Hay Springs for health reasons.

Janice and Dale enjoyed square dancing, loved living on the farm with their dogs, cats, and many farm animals.

She is preceded in death by her husband George Dale Hunter, parents Frank and Hazel Schmidt, two infant siblings, her in-laws Garnet and Wilma Hunter, sister-in-law Barbara Simms.

She leaves behind sister-in-law Marian Garwood, nephews: Robert (Sherrie) Garwood and Chuck Garwood and Rodney (Kathy) Johansen; Nieces: Mary (Dave) Hansen, Jennie (Jim) Haynes, Judy (Kurt) Adden; 1st cousin’s: Alberta (French) Olson, Lucille (Dallas) Whiting, Jerry (Kathy) Dahlgren, Elaine (John) Bassett, Virginia (Ronnie) Moore, Vada (Chuck) Worley; and friends: Cleone Hoyda and Leonard (Butch) Anderson; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 2:00 PM at the Extension Church, north of Rushville, Nebraska.

A memorial has been established for Hay Springs Senior Citizen Center and donations may be sent to Chamberlain-Drabbels Mortuary, PO Box 443, Hay Springs, NE 69347.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Janice Hunter, please visit our flower store.

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